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The Risks of Buying Real Estate in Emerging Markets

Buying real estate in emerging markets became all the range when investors couldn’t find deals in their backyard anymore. Between 2004 and 2007, real estate investors, hungry for break-even or positive cash flow rental properties, purchased income property out of state. California investors bought houses in Florida, Texas, and Oklahoma. Florida investors purchased houses in […]

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Are you “CLEAR” on What is a Good Deal?

Are you “CLEAR” on What is a Good Deal? by Attorney William Bronchick So often beginning investors focus on real estate investing techniques that they lose sight of the important issue – is this a good deal? Learning to recognize a good deal takes research, education and, above all, experience. Here’s a good formula to […]

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Buy a House, Get Thrown in Jail?

Over the past ten years, a dozen states have passed foreclosure “protection” laws, and many states are following suit. Even in states where there are no specific foreclosure protection laws in place, there’s plenty of power within the state Attorney General or County District Attorney’s office to prosecute a real estate investor. Here are some […]

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Are Real Estate Seminars Worth the Money?

Are Real Estate Seminars Worth the Money? by Attorney William Bronchick If you read the news media, you’ll see that there’s a proliferation of new real estate gurus and seminars coming around to feed the endless demand for real estate these days. I have counted some 10 different national outfits promoting real estate investing, “Get rich […]

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You Have to SELL a House to Get it Sold

You Have to SELL a House to Get it Sold by Attorney William Bronchick The market is slowing and investors are drowning in house payments. Is there an end in sight? Probably not. But, is there something you can do about it? Certainly dropping the price until you get it sold it one way to […]

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Top 10 Myths Preventing People from Succeeding in Real Estate Investing

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The following are the top 10 reasons people use for not succeeding in real estate investing. If I offend anyone with this list, it probably means I’m right on track! Reason #1: No Cash The Myth: “You need money to make money” The Truth: Find a good real estate deal, and the money will find […]

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How to Buy Real Estate Estate With No Money Down

How to Buy Real Estate With No Money Down by Attorney William Bronchick You’ve seen the late-night infomercials with self-anointed gurus promising you millions in real estate profits with no money down. The truth is that many of these charlatans never made a dime in real estate, but instead built their fortunes through selling over-priced […]

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The Mortgage Elimination Scam

The mortgage elimination scam has been sweeping the country. You’ve seen the emails: “Legally eliminate your mortgage!!” Can this possibly be true? Well, I’ve read the claims and researched the law and here’s what I came up with. The Claim The claim is that you can legally eliminate your mortgage based on an accounting loophole […]

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The WRONG Way to Invest in Real Estate

The Wrong Way to Invest in Real Estate By William Bronchick “Real estate fever” . . . it’s hit the Country like a plague. Zillions of “newbies” are hitting the bandwagon, trying to make a profit where they lost in the stock market. I meet them all the time, and many are making big mistakes! […]

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Dealing with Real Estate Agents

The real estate agents have a valuable source of potential deals for the real estate investor – the Multiple Listing Service. Unfortunately, real estate agents have a monopoly on this information, so they may be a necessary part of an investor’s game plan. Dealing with real estate agents can be difficult as an investor. Agents […]

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